Melobesia dentata (Kützing)
Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie Mediterranean
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Melobesia dentata (Kützing) Decaisne 1842: 126
Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères [la seconde partie du "Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamourous"]. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum dentatum (Kützing) Foslie
Spongites dentatus Kützing
Type locality: Neapel [Gulf of Naples] (Woelkerling 1985: 129). Holotype: L 943.7-69 (Woelkerling 1985: 125).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 December 2010 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.